de repente


de repente
de repente
suddenly, all of a sudden
* * *
= suddenly, without warning, just like that, unexpectedly, out of nowhere, all at once
Ex. Then suddenly he extinguished his smile and arranged his countenance so that his listener should suppose him to be profoundly disturbed.
Ex. In February 1986 an unforeseeable financial crisis at the Georgia Institute of Technology's library made it necessary to divert the binding budget to other areas and without warning binding activities were halted.
Ex. All I have to say is nothing happens just like that overnight, it takes time and exhausting waiting.
Ex. DC has now announced that work has already begun on the expansion of the new schedule 302-307, an announcement which has not unexpectedly aroused some criticism.
Ex. Mark has become a really good actor who kind of shot to stardom out of nowhere.
Ex. And, all at once, the moon arouse through the thin ghastly mist, crimson in color.
* * *
= suddenly, without warning, just like that, unexpectedly, out of nowhere, all at once

Ex: Then suddenly he extinguished his smile and arranged his countenance so that his listener should suppose him to be profoundly disturbed.

Ex: In February 1986 an unforeseeable financial crisis at the Georgia Institute of Technology's library made it necessary to divert the binding budget to other areas and without warning binding activities were halted.
Ex: All I have to say is nothing happens just like that overnight, it takes time and exhausting waiting.
Ex: DC has now announced that work has already begun on the expansion of the new schedule 302-307, an announcement which has not unexpectedly aroused some criticism.
Ex: Mark has become a really good actor who kind of shot to stardom out of nowhere.
Ex: And, all at once, the moon arouse through the thin ghastly mist, crimson in color.


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  • repente — (Del lat. repens, entis, súbito, repentino). 1. m. Impulso brusco e inesperado que mueve a hacer o decir cosas del mismo tipo. Le dio un repente y se marchó. 2. coloq. Movimiento súbito o no previsto de personas o animales. 3. adv. m. de repente… …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • repente — sustantivo masculino 1. Uso/registro: coloquial. Impulso brusco e inesperado que lleva a hacer o decir una cosa: Le dio un repente, se levantó y salió corriendo. Frases y locuciones 1. de repente De manera inesperada o repentina: De repente Pedro …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • repente — /re pɛnte/ [dal lat. repens entis agg., repente avv.], lett. ■ agg. [che si manifesta improvvisamente] ▶◀ e ◀▶ [➨ repentino]. ■ avv. [in modo veloce e improvviso] ▶◀ e ◀▶ [➨ repentinamente] …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • repente — s. m. 1. Movimento espontâneo e irrefletido; ímpeto. 2. Dito repentino. 3. de repente: repentinamente, inesperadamente, subitamente, de golpe …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • repente — (Del lat. repens, tis, súbito.) ► sustantivo masculino 1 Movimiento o impulso súbito e inesperado: ■ le dio un repente y le pegó un bofetón. SINÓNIMO arrebato pronto FRASEOLOGÍA ► locución adverbial de repente De manera inesperada e imprevista: ■ …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • repente — 1re·pèn·te agg. 1. LE improvviso: repente tempesta | oriental turbò sì l aere e l onde (Petrarca) 2. OB rapido 3. OB ripido, scosceso {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: fine XIII sec. ETIMO: dal lat. repĕnte(m). POLIREMATICHE: di repente: loc.avv. LE… …   Dizionario italiano

  • repente — De repente De manera repentina, inesperadamente, de pronto: De repente me quedé solo , Se me ocurrió de repente que podría irme , De repente se oyó un grito , El clima cambió de repente …   Español en México

  • repente — {{#}}{{LM R33798}}{{〓}} {{SynR34632}} {{[}}repente{{]}} ‹re·pen·te› {{《}}▍ s.m.{{》}} {{<}}1{{>}} Impulso brusco e inesperado que mueve a hacer o a decir algo. {{<}}2{{>}} {{\}}LOCUCIONES:{{/}} ► {{{}}de repente{{}}} {{《}}▍ loc.adv.{{》}} De forma… …   Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • Repente — Cantoria (musique) La cantoria ou repente est l un des aspects de la culture brésilienne, en particulier nordestine, issue des troubadours européens. Défi d improvisation en vers, il peut être accompagné du pandeiro (tambourin) ou d une guitare… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • repente — (adv) (Básico) de manera inesperada Ejemplos: Estaba hablando de su exnovio y de repente se echó a llorar. De repente oímos un grito desgarrador que nos puso los pelos de punta …   Español Extremo Basic and Intermediate

  • repente — (inc.) De repente …   Diccionario Lunfardo


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